Brent Bucknum

Hyphae Design Laboratory

Brent founded Hyphae Design Laboratory in 2008 to focus on innovative ecological engineering and green infrastructure. His expertise includes design of institutional, municipal, commercial, residential-scale living roofs, low-impact stormwater projects, ecological landscapes, and rainwater, graywater and ecological wastewater treatment systems. Brent is a co-founder of Urban Biofilter, an Oakland-based green infrastructure non-profit whose work focuses on designing and advocating for innovative approaches to bioremediation of air, water and soil in communities with severe environmental injustice. Urban Biofilter is working with the EPA on a Superfund site cleanup and a green infrastructure masterplan for the redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.